Book a Hotel near Curragh Racecourse

    Book a Hotel near Curragh Racecourse

    The Curragh Racecourse is one of Ireland’s most important thoroughbred racecourses. It is located in the Midlands in County Kildare and was first opened in 1727, but was used for races long before then. Training grounds occupy part of the racecourse, which provides trainers and jockeys with 1,500 acres of training facilities. In addition, there are also 20km (12 miles) of peat gallops and also 8 all-weather tracks.

    The track is famous for its numerous champion horses. The course holds a reputation for attracting 2-year-old runners that are high-quality racers, many even make their first-ever racecourse appearance in The Curragh.

    Tickets available for upcoming events at The Curragh are annual season tickets and single event tickets. Under 18s go free with an accompanying paying adult. Upcoming events include Longines Irish Champions Weekend, Curragh Summer Sounds, Curragh Autumn Festival, Curragh Finale of Season and much more.


    Maldron Hotel Portlaoise

    25 Minutes Drive


    Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is a 3-star hotel in the heart of Ireland. It is ideal for business and leisure guests due to its location in the Midlands, newly refurbished meeting facilities, air-conditioned rooms, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. Guests also have the option to make use of our Club Vitae leisure facilities as well as the Grain & Grill bar and restaurant. Throughout the holidays, we also offer a Crafty Kids Club to keep our little guests entertained.

    The Curragh Racecourse is a 25-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Portlaoise. There are no public transport options available but there are taxis to order from the hotel to get to the Curragh Racecourse. On race days, conveniently there are shuttle buses available from Portlaoise.

    Contact Us

    Let our team help with planning your next staycation in Wexford, phone our friendly reservations team on +353 53 9172000, email info.wexford@maldronhotels.com or visit our special offers page.

    • Complimentary car parking
    • Save €10 off your stay
    • Free cancellation
    • Leisure centre
    • Gift vouchers